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An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda

Interview location: Los Angeles, California

Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation procedures, consequences of incarceration, and contemporary civil rights movement. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Audio is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0018. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1341.1_F01

See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-csujad-29-56-1/.

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Interview location: Los Angeles, California

Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation procedures, consequences of incarceration, and contemporary civil rights movement. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Audio is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0018. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1341.1_F01

See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-csujad-29-56-1/.

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2019
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